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Get Creative with Crafting in Moore County

There are two types of people in this world: Ones who spend all their money eating out — if that’s you, here’s a guide to restaurants in Moore County — and those who think a trip to Hobby Lobby and Michaels is equivalent to a day at the amusement park. If you’re currently pushing around a cart full of yarn and feeling slightly attacked this list is probably for you. Your brethren await, get crafting in Moore County:

Against the Grain

Against the Grain Shoppe sources 85 percent of their furniture, cards, kitchenware, soaps and other store inventory from NC creators. They also host different crafting events in the shoppe.

Located 220 NW Broad St., Southern Pines.

For more information call 910-725-0148.

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Amy Smith Art

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Amy Smith Art is Amy’s gallery. She is a contemporary abstract artist who hosts frequent in person events, online classes, and offers mentoring.

Located at 1093 Doub’s Chapel Rd., West End.

For more information call 910-528-2110.

Artists League

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Artists League of the Sandhills is a place where artists, new and seasoned, can pursue their artistic goals. Grab that canvas you bought three years ago and take a class in watercolor, drawing, acrylic, and more.

Located at 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen.

For more information call 910-944-3979.

ARTworks Vass

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ARTworks Vass provides a space to get your hands dirty on more than just one project. They have classes ranging from pottery to metalworking and jewelry making.

Located at 129 Main St., Vass.

For more information call 910-245-4129.

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Create Studio

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Create Studio is an eclectic and ever evolving flexible space. Whether you need to showcase your art, get a haircut, or are in desperate need of both this is the place.

For more information contact them on Instagram.

Eye Candy

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Eye Candy Gallery and Framing is a fine arts gallery that offers art instruction on styles from oil painting to digital photography, Photoshop and Egg Tempura.

Located at 275 NE Broad St., Southern Pines.

For more information call 910-246-2266.

Flirty Birdie

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Flirty Birdie Vintage was created by a woman whose husband told her she had too much stuff… Relatable. That stuff plus new inventory lines the shelves. The shop also hosts sewing classes.

Located at 1680 NC Hwy 5, Suite 130, Aberdeen.

For more information call 910-420-1013.

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Hammer & Stain

Hammer and Stain is a DIY studio where the instructor teaches you your way around a nice unfinished piece of wood.

Located at 1150 Old US Hwy 1, Ste 5, Southern Pines.

For more information call 910-725-0577.

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Joy of Art Studio

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Joy of Art Studio is a creative space that offers classes from manga illustration and Warhol painting to cartooning story development.

Located at 139 E Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines.

For more information call 910-528-7283.

Wine & Design

Wine and Design, you know get a little tipsy and wispy. The name is self-explanatory, but they also have kids camps when school is out. For the adults, there’s the occasional live male model sessions. Meow. 

Located at 220 W Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines.

For more information call 910-557-2846.


Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities is the place to work your writing craft from the Write Stuff camp from kids to the writers-in-residence program for adults. After your hand starts hurting enter your work into the annual MC Writers’ Competition.

Located at 555 East Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines.

For more information call 910-692-6261.

9th of Sept.

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9th of September is a paint your own pottery studio. You can drop in to peruse the shelves of mugs, bowls, knickknacks, and other pieces of pottery until you find the perfect piece to paint or schedule birthday parties and large group get togethers.

Located at 2160 Midland Rd, Suite C, Southern Pines.

For more information call 910-420-2052.

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If you want to stay up to date on all things crafting in Moore County, click on over to our events page, the online calendar for our peeps who keep forgetting to write things down in their planner.

If we missed your go to shop for crafting in Moore County or you’re interested in advertising your creative space on this page email us at hello@itsthesway.com.

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